[tabi] ADA National network launches class for advocates!

  • From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 22:26:46 -0400

below forwarded from another list:
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Please share this information with colleagues and partners.
Thanks!
Lynnae M. Ruttledge
Commissioner
Rehabilitation Services Administration
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Disability RightsCourse
A free, self-paced webcourse available 24/7 that provides an overview of
disability rights laws. The course takes approximately 2 hours and includes
real
life scenarios, quizzes and a final exam.
Upon completion of this course, you will:
* Have a general understanding of the major federal disability rights laws
(the
Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act and the Air Carrier Access Act)
* Be able to assess what laws apply in different discrimination scenarios
* Have resources for help and information about disability rights laws
 Continuing Education Credits:
* Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC): 2 credit
hours
Who should take this course:
* People with disabilities
* Advocates for people with disabilities
* Law students
* Rehabilitation counselors
* Social service providers
* Anyone with an interest in disability rights laws
www.DisabilityRightsCourse.org
Questions about the course:
Contact the New England ADA Center
elearning@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
617-695-0085 voice/tty
800-949-4232 voice/tty (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Questions about the ADA:
Contact your regional ADA Center
800-949-4232 voice/tty
www.adata.org
Developed by the staff of the
DBTAC - New England ADA Center, a project
of the Institute for Human Centered Design. The New
England ADA Center is part of the ADA National Network.
Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education through the National
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Grant number
H133A060092

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